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Launch of the third Annual Report from the South West Clinical Networks and Senate

The third annual report of the South West Clinical Networks and Senate gives a brief summary of the work undertaken during 2015/16 and showcases some specific examples for each area such as the footcare review, cardiac and stroke mapping, reducing stillbirth and specific work on rehabilitation and dementia. Download the report here

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Commissioning the Best Cancer Pathways event

9th December 2014, Taunton The South West Cancer Network will present examples of excellent cancer pathways from across the South West and England. The objective of the event is to allow local CCGs to commission the most innovative and effective pathways. There will be examples from diagnostic pathways through to cancer survivorship. To read the […]

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Acute Oncology Event

Acute Oncology Event – 8 July 2014 The South West Cancer Network held an Acute Oncology Event on 8 July 2014. Acute Oncology services are being set up in all acute hospitals in the South West to support patients admitted as an emergency who have cancer. The day was a combination of national and local […]

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Earlier diagnosis to reduce emergency hospital admissions in Cancer and Cardiovascular services

Strategic clinical networks in the South West are coordinating work across cancer and cardiovascular services to look at why opportunities to diagnose and treat patients at the earliest opportunity are missed. A quarter of cancer patients are currently diagnosed following an emergency admission to hospital and go on to have poorer outcomes than those who […]

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